Emily Carman on Hollywood’s Trailblazing Women

September 29, 2016 by Emily Carman | Beyond Dodge

I was invited to participate in Turner Classic Movies’ Trailblazing Women Series on ‘Actresses Who Made a Difference’, which is co-sponsored by Women in Film. This multi-year programming initiative aims to shine a spotlight on the historical contributions of women working in the film industry, to raise awareness of the current under-representation of women in

Alumni Spotlight – Colin Sommer

September 27, 2016 by | Alumni

Every so often, we’ll be spotlighting alumni and what they are up to these days. These Q&A sessions will give you a bit of insight into where the world has taken them since graduation. This week, the spotlight is on Colin Sommer (BA/Public Relations and Advertising ’14). DODGE: Share your career path with us –

Chapman Students Take Home Silver and Bronze at 2016 Student Academy Awards

September 23, 2016 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

Winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards were officially recognized during the ceremony held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on September 22, where Chapman University / Dodge College film school students Brian Robau and Brenna Malloy earned silver and bronze medal placements, respectively, in the narrative category. Brian Robau (BFA/Film Production’17) took

First Cut LA 2016 A Huge Success

September 22, 2016 by | Academics

On Wednesday, September 21, Dodge College held the 2016 Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut Screening at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles. The event showcased five of the best films from last year, with two of them being Student Academy Award winners in the Narrative category (Rocket and It’s Just A Gun)

Students Visit Emmy Rehearsals to See How It’s Done

September 19, 2016 by | Academics

This past Saturday, Professor Steven Hirsen’s Advanced Multi-Camera TV Production class accompanied him to the Emmy’s rehearsal, the day before Sunday’s broadcast hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. As they sat in the audience, they watched Emmy presenters including Henry Winkler, Tracee Ellis Ross, Terrence Howard and Allison Janney rehearse their segments. They also got to sit

Chapman University Students First To Benefit from The Black List Educational Partnership Dodge College students now have access to the Black List’s online database of screenplays

September 15, 2016 by Franklin Leonard | Press Releases

Producers and directors currently enrolled in select degree programs will have access to the Black List’s online database of screenplays, and Chapman University students will be the first to do so. In an expansion designed to give currently enrolled producers and directors better access to a wider array of available screenplays, screenwriters hosting their scripts

On Live TV, Anything Goes…Especially on Conan

September 15, 2016 by | Academics

“You have to be prepared for anything…literally, anything.” Those were some practical words of advice imparted to students from Allan Kartun, former director of Conan’s late-night shows. Professor Steven Hirsen recently had Kartun come into his Advanced Multi-Camera TV Production class to give the students some advice and talk about his career working with the

Kc Wayland – King of the Audio Dramas

September 13, 2016 by | Alumni

Kc Wayland is the undisputed king of audio dramas. People today might scratch their head and wonder just what an audio drama is. Well, if you think of the old serials that played on the radio in the 1930s and 40s, like The Shadow and Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, you’d be on the right track.

Film Festival Kudos for 9/12/16

September 12, 2016 by | Kudos!

Screenings and Awards Liang Ce’s THE MONKEY KING IS IN TOWN has been officially selected for 13th Annual San Diego International Kids Film Festival and won Best Kid Performance in Short Film for Perry Chen Norman (http://sdkidsfilms.org/Home.html) Tommy Garber’s FOR OLD TIME’S SAKE has been officially selected for the 4th Annual Skyline Indie Film Fest

Dodge Student Receives Katie Weinstein Award

September 9, 2016 by | Academics

Back in 2012, Dodge College lost one of its best and brightest students, Katie Weinstein (MFA/Film and Television Producing ’12). Katie was loved by everyone due to her great smile and cheery disposition. She never wavered, and loved to share her happiness with others. She was also fantastic at what she did, taking on projects, and